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  • Research & Policy

    NYU Furman Center Researchers at APPAM 2017 Annual Conference

    November 15th 2017

    NYU Furman Center researchers recently took part in the Association for Public Policy and Management (APPAM) 39th Annual Fall Research Conference in Chicago. The conference is a multi-disciplinary gathering that attracts the highest quality research on a variety of important current and emerging policy and management issues. Read more »

  • Research & Policy

    The Dream Revisited: Health and Segregation

    October 25th 2017

    The twenty-fifth discussion debates the significance of residential segregation as a social determinant of health and explores potential policy responses. Read more »

  • Research & Policy

    A Simple Tweak to the Federal Tax Code Would Support More Affordable Housing

    October 18th 2017 | Mark Willis

    Mark A. Willis, Senior Policy Fellow at the NYU Furman Center, argues that the use of tax-exempt private activity bonds with their as-of-right tax credits are critical for addressing the nation’s housing challenges. A simple tweak of federal tax law would allow this bonding authority to be used more effectively to preserve and create affordable housing. Read more »

  • Research & Policy

    Report: In U.S. Metros, More High-Income and Educated Households Opting to Rent

    October 5th 2017

    NYU Furman Center’s 2017 National Rental Housing Landscape finds that the majority of large U.S. metros saw an increase in the share of households that rented their homes, which was largely driven by rise in higher-income and highly-educated households choosing to rent. Affordability challenges persist for low-income households, with high rent premiums for movers and historically high rent burdens across U.S. metros. Read more »

  • Research & Policy

    2017 National Rental Housing Landscape

    October 5th 2017

    The report, released annually by the NYU Furman Center, explores rental housing market trends in America’s 53 largest metros. Read more »

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